Democrats address “cadillac” plans with unions

    Democratic negotiators have reached a deal with labor union representatives over proposed taxes on so-called “cadillac” health plans. The accord moves the health care reform bill closer to passage.

    Democratic negotiators have reached a deal with labor union representatives over proposed taxes on so-called “cadillac” health plans. The accord moves the health care reform bill closer to passage. Under the terms of the deal, union-negotiated plans would not be taxed until 2018. The threshold for the tax would be raised from $23,000 for families and $8,500 for individuals to $24,000 and $8,900, respectively.

    Read more, from the Wall Street Journal:

    Unions Cut Special Deal on Health Taxes

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